International Foundation for Science (IFS) – Green Water Research

The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is pleased to invite young scientists to submit research proposals that address: Good management, conservation and use of green water for increased food and biological production Proposals must be submitted using an IFS application form which can be downloaded from the IFS website. The deadline for submitting proposals is […]


The October issue of Seedling, now available online, is devoted to the climate crisis. It looks at the role of industrial agriculture in creating the climate crisis and examines how this contribution has been seriously underestimated. The global food system is, in fact, the most important single factor behind global warming, responsible for almost half […]

Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignity

International Training Workshop: Methods and Processes for Establishing Indigenous Biocultural Territories (IBCT) as Agrobiodiversity Conservation Areas 20-29 September 2009 The Potato Park, Pisac, Cusco, Peru From 20-29 September 2009 a group of farmers and scientists from Ethiopia and Peru met in the Potato Park, Pisac, in the Department of Cusco, Peru to engage in cross-cultural […]